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Vancouver and UBC Trip Photos

Some of our Grade 10 students went to Vancouver after their trip to Iowa. They visited various places including the University of British Columbia....

Graduation Speech by Anna Nakayama

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長い高校生活を終え、近頃の私は、燃え尽きたように毎日を過ごしております。重い足を引きずりながら、のそのそと朝の支度をする。そんな自分が鏡に映るのを見ると、僅かに既視感を覚えます。現在と全く状況は違えど、高二の半ば頃にもまた、私は随分と疲れた顔をしていたものです。Having finished my long high-school days, I now live a lazy life. Every morning, I drag my feet to a bathroom’s sink and sluggishly wear m...

National Spelling Bee

4th grader Ayana Ishino won the Katoh Gakuen Elementary School spelling bee and represented the school in the 7th Japan Times National Spelling Bee in Tokyo on March 19th, 2016. 四年生の石野文菜さんが加藤学園初等学校スペリング・ビーで一位となり、3月19日に東京で催された2016年第七回ジャパンタイムス全国スペリング・ビーに学校代表として参加しました。...

Iowa Hockey Photos

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University of Iowa Visit Photos

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Iowa Trip Journal Mar 14 , 2016

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March 14,2016 Grade 10 Boy S.K.Before I came to America, I was pretty scared of my host buddy.When sending the first mail, I tried my best being a friendly and bright person for texting the host buddy but I wasn't texted back for 3 days. When I got a reply, the reply wasn't from my host buddy Henry, but it was from his mom Ms. Susan. The reply wasn't about any of what I sent ,but about suggesti...

Iowa Trip Journal Mar 10, 2016

March 10,2016 T.M. Grade 10 BoyIt is already March 10th, one and a half week has passed. I knew thatI would feel the time here in Iowa pass faster than the actual time (becauseit’s such a great trip) but I can’t believe that half of the trip hasfinished and I don’t want to believe that there’s only one and a halfweek left.I have been having a great time here in Iowa. I am attending the same scho...

Iowa Trip Journal Mar 11, 2016

Iowa Trip March 11, 2016 Gr 10 Girl M.O.Half of this trip to Iowa have finished. It seems really long, but time went really fast. Now, I'm completely acclimated to its environment in here:)For the first 3 days, I really felt lonely, I didn't speak that much, and it was hard for me to open up myself. But as I spent time with my host family, I realized that I was not lonely anymore. With their hel...

Iowa Trip Journal Mar 9, 2016

Mar 9,2016 S.K.It has been one week since I came to Iowa. I have been getting used to life in Iowa day by day. This is my second time of visiting Iowa, and every day Iowa has been surprising me with new things so many times. Especially, what surprised me most was the style of school classes. Gyoshu high school adopted many group works and discussions in each classes. However, American high schoo...

Iowa Trip Journal March 8th

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Mar 8, 2016 Gr 7 Y.N.Today I ate French toast for breakfast and went to school. During my English class, I researched about Gulf War and made some information charts. I had fun of researching of Gulf War because I got to know some interesting information about America and Kuwait. During P.E class we played kicking baseball. I ran too much so I got exhausted. However, it was a fun game. Next cla...